OUR TEAM

DIRECTORS

Glenn Ralph

R. Glenn Ralph

Group Managing Director, Partner & Group Principal Mechanical Engineer
Brisbane

Glenn, a respected industry professional, is the Group Managing Director of Floth, as well as a Partner and Group Principal Mechanical Engineer. With 40 years’ experience in the engineering industry, he is an expert in the areas of Mechanical Engineering, Building Operational Technology
(BOT), Tri and Co-Generation and Sustainability.

Glenn has held the position of Project Director on numerous large-scale major projects managing the design and co-ordination of all services. He has a passion for delivering technically excellent, commercially viable and sustainable designs for clients, and he is continually looking at ways to evolve and align the firm with the market, while also recognising opportunities for growth.

Glenn has been responsible for Floth’s expansion and evolution into the successful national group it is today, firstly with our Brisbane headquarters, secondly with the opening of the Perth office in 2012 and most recently with the Melbourne office in 2017. Over the past 10 years, Floth has doubled its Australian team (Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne and Perth).

Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering (Honours)
New Zealand Certificate of Engineering (NZCE)
Registered Professional Engineer of Queensland
Green Star Accredited Professional
NABERS Accredited Assessor
Registered on the New South Wales Building Professionals Board
Registered on Victorian Building Practitioners Board
Registered on Northern Territory Building Practitioners Board
Registered on Tasmanian Building Practitioners Board

Engineers Australia
AIRAH
ASHRAE

Richard Hewitt

Richard Hewitt

Director (Queensland & Indonesia), Partner & Group Principal Electrical Engineer
Brisbane

Richard has 39 years of engineering experience and has been a part of the Floth team for 34 years, 11 of which were spent managing the Indonesian Office.

During his tenure in Indonesia, Richard was instrumental in the delivery of numerous large-scale projects in the commercial, manufacturing, industrial and infrastructure sectors for a range of international and national clients.

Working in Indonesia provided Richard the opportunity to broaden his knowledge across multi-disciplines and to appreciate the importance and benefit of thoroughly detailed documentation.

Whilst focusing on Queensland, Richard maintains a keen interest in the Indonesian market and has successfully secured and delivered a number of major projects in Jakarta and Bali by leveraging the complementary benefits provided by the Australian and Indonesian Offices working in partnership.

Bachelor of Electrical Engineering
Registered Professional Engineer of Queensland
Registered on the New South Wales Building Professionals Board
Registered on Victorian Building Practitioners Board
Green Star Accredited Professional
NABERS Accredited Assessor
Tim Blaxland

Tim Blaxland

Director, Partner, Sydney Office Manager & NSW Principal Electrical Engineer
Sydney

Tim has 23 years’ experience in the industry and started his professional career at Floth. Tim has led a number of large projects across a wide range of property industry sectors, including commercial office, residential, and hospitality. Tim is responsible for internal project management, building services coordination, and electrical services design.

Tim is an expert in Electrical Engineering, Building Operational Technology (BOT), Project Management and Contract Negotiations, and has a broad understanding of construction processes and strong knowledge of multi-disciplinary building services, enabling him to provide value throughout the project life cycle. Tim was responsible for the establishment of Floth’s in-house electrical Accredited Service Provider service line.

Outside of work, Tim has a strong interest in the numerical simulation of spaceflight and served as the Chief Technical Office for Team Stellar in their bid for the Google Lunar X-Prize.

Bachelor of Electrical Engineering (Honours)
Professional Affiliations:
Engineers Australia

Vince Alfonso

Vince Alfonso

Director, Partner & Senior Electrical Engineer
Sydney

Vince has 38 years’ experience in the engineering industry and has been part of the Floth team for 34 years. His area of expertise is electrical engineering, which has seen Vince hold the responsibility for conceptual design and supervision of detail design, documentation and contract administration
for many products and services.

Vince is an expert in Electrical Engineering, Project Management and Contract Negotiations.

Bachelor of Electrical Engineering
Registered on Victorian Building Practitioners Board
NSW Accredited Certifier – Category C8
Registered on Tasmanian Building Practitioners Board
Bachelor of Electrical Engineering
Registered on Victorian Building Practitioners Board
Registered on Tasmanian Building Practitioners Board

Engineers Australia (Fellow)

Tim Philp

Tim Philp

Director (Victoria & Western Australia), Partner & VIC/WA Principal Mechanical Engineer
Melbourne/Perth

Tim is the Director responsible for Victoria and Western Australia and also a Principal Mechanical Engineer. Tim started his professional career at Floth and now has 16 years’ experience in the engineering industry, during which time he has successfully grown and developed both the Perth
and Melbourne offices.

Tim is an expert in the areas of Mechanical Engineering and Tri & Co-Generation, and he has held the position of project leader on numerous large-scale projects, managing the design and co-ordination of all services.

Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering (Honours)
Registered Professional Engineer of Queensland
Chartered Professional Engineer (CPEng)
Registered on the New South Wales Building Professionals Board
Registered on Victorian Building Practitioners Board
Green Star Accredited Professional
NABERS Accredited Assessor

Engineers Australia
AIRAH

Ian Osborne

Ian Osborne

Director, Brisbane Office Manager & QLD Principal Electrical Engineer
Brisbane

Ian is a Partner, Brisbane Office Manager and Principal Electrical Engineer with 33 years’ experience in the engineering industry, which includes 25 years at Floth working in the Sydney, Jakarta and Brisbane offices.

Ian has been responsible for internal project management, building services coordination, and electrical services design on a number of large projects across a broad cross-section of the property industry. Ian is an expert in Electrical Engineering, Sustainability, Building Operational Technology (BOT) and Project Management.

Bachelor of Electrical Engineering
Registered Professional Engineer of Queensland
Registered on the New South Wales Building Professionals Board
Registered on Victorian Building Practitioners Board
Green Star Accredited Professional
NABERS Accredited Assessor

CORPORATE STAFF

Andrew Templeton

Andrew Templeton

Group Chief Financial Officer
Brisbane

Hands-on Senior Financial Professional with over 20 years’ experience in commercial and chartered accounting roles, including positions with KPMG and listed entities FKP Property Group, Forest Place Group and Thiess Contractors. Specialties: Financial management, statutory/management/board reporting, systems and process improvement, acquisitions and business integration, treasury and cash management, strategic and financial planning, staff optimisation, supervision & leadership.

Chartered Accountant
Graduate Diploma of Applied Finance & Investment
Bachelor of Commerce

Member of Institute of Chartered Accountants

Yvette Kapor

Yvette Kapor

Group HR & Commercial Manager
Brisbane

Yvette has 26 years’ experience working within the building services engineering sector and has developed a strong understanding of Floth operations across administration, marketing, quality assurance, contract reviews / negotiations and human resources.

Leading the human resources for the group, Yvette has been instrumental in developing our human resources policies and systems including the recent achievements of our social justice label “Just Organisation” and the integration of ISO 45001 “Occupational Health and Safety Management System” within our quality assurance system.

Diploma of Human Resources (AHRI)
Diploma of Business

PARTNERS

Mark Bowes

Mark Bowes

Partner, Senior Mechanical Engineer & Senior Fire Strategist
Brisbane

Mark has 39 years’ experience in the engineering industry and 20 years as a Senior Mechanical & Fire Strategist Engineer at Floth. His areas of expertise lie in Mechanical Engineering and Fire Strategy and Life Safety Systems Design. Mark’s responsibilities include the design and documentation of mechanical services, fire strategy, sprinkler and life safety systems, supervising design staff, project management and design and supervision of the construction phase of various projects.

Masters of Fire Safety Engineering
Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering (Honours)
Associate Diploma of Mechanical Engineering
Registered Professional Engineer of Queensland
Registered on the New South Wales Building Professionals Board
Registered on Victorian Building Practitioners Board
Registered on Northern Territory Building Practitioners Board
Registered on Tasmanian Building Practitioners Board
NABERS Accredited Assessor

Engineers Australia
Fire Protection Australia
AIRAH
ASHRAE

Michael White

Michael White

Partner & QLD Principal Mechanical Engineer
Brisbane

Michael is a Floth Partner and a Principal Mechanical Engineer. With over 17 years’ industry experience, Michael has been with Floth for four years in the Sydney and Brisbane offices.

Michael is an expert in mechanical engineering, multi-disciplinary design management and project delivery. A strategic thinker, Michael optimises business outcomes for his clients through cost optimisation and sustainable design.

Michael has managed and successfully delivered projects across a range of industries including commercial office towers, health, aviation, civic, retail, hotel and high-density residential.

Michael leads the Brisbane mechanical team and delivers projects across Australia.

Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering (Honours)
Registered Professional Engineer Queensland (RPEQ)
Chartered Professional Engineer (CPEng)
National Professional Engineers Register
Registered on the New South Wales Building Professionals Board
Registered on the Victorian Building Practitioners’ Board

Engineers Australia
AIRAH
ASHRAE

Anthony Marklund

Anthony Marklund

Partner, Group Principal Sustainability Engineer
Brisbane

Anthony leads Floth’s Sustainability division across their five offices from their 6 Star, Carbon Neutral head office in Brisbane. He is a passionate authority on green buildings with over twenty years’ experience as a Chartered Mechanical Engineer and Sustainability Consultant across a broad variety of projects in England and Australia.

Anthony is an accomplished project leader and lead sustainability consultant on green commercial, mixed-use, hotel, healthcare, education, laboratory, justice and transport hub projects. As Principal Sustainability Engineer at Floth, he has overseen 180 Brisbane’s achievement of the first 6 Star Green Star Office v3 certified project in Queensland and Floth’s 69 Robertson Street’s hat trick of Australian ESD ratings firsts and international recognition as the first Australian winner of a World Green Building Council Asia Pacific Leadership in Green Building Award for Leadership in Sustainable Design and Performance – Commercial Category.

Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering (Honours)
Registered Professional Engineer of Queensland (RPEQ)
Registered on the New South Wales Building Professionals Board
Registered Building Practitioner (Victoria)
Chartered Engineer (EC UK)
Green Star Accredited Professional
Infrastructure Sustainability Accredited Professional
WELL Accredited Professional
NABERS Accredited Assessor
CBD Assessor
Carbon Neutral Assessor
EnviroDevelopment Professional

OFFICE MANAGERS

Michael Barber

Michael Barber

Melbourne Office Manager & VIC Principal Mechanical Engineer
Melbourne

Michael is the Melbourne Office Manager & Principal Mechanical Engineer with over 12 years’ experience in successfully leading large projects in Melbourne’s CBD. His key skills include technical design and calculations for all aspects of mechanical services, multi-disciplinary coordination and client relationship development and management.

Michael has worked on a wide range of projects through numerous sectors including education, commercial towers, residential towers, sporting precincts and stadiums, retail, healthcare, fit-outs, galleries, pharmaceutical and more. He has been involved with key architectural projects such as the Parliament of Victoria Members’ Annexe building, which was the recipient of the 2019 Melbourne Prize (among other awards) at the Victoria Architecture Awards, as well as the State Library Vison 2020 redevelopment, numerous projects at Melbourne’s iconic MCG and a range of Melbourne towers.

Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering (Honours)
Registered on Victorian Building Practitioners Board

Vineeth Radhakrishnan

Vineeth Radhakrishnan

Perth Office Manager & WA Principal Mechanical Engineer
Perth

Vineeth is the Perth Office Manager & Principal Mechanical Engineer with over 16 years’ experience in the engineering industry in both contracting and consulting. He is responsible for the leadership, development and growth of the Perth office. Vineeth has held the position of Engineering Manager on numerous large-scale projects and is an expert in Mechanical Engineering, Project Management, Contract Administration and Stakeholder Engagement.

With strong technical skills and the ability to coordinate multifaceted activities, he is able to analyze problems and to implement solutions. Vineeth’s extensive experience covers diverse projects including commercial, retail, hospitality, healthcare, defence, educational and industrial sectors within Australia and overseas and includes working on many high-profile projects.

Vineeth is a solutions-oriented and quality-focused Chartered mechanical engineer with proven history of success in building services projects. Aided with a strong construction and technical background, Vineeth strives to provide functional and economical solutions. As the Principal Mechanical Engineer in the Perth Floth office, Vineeth brings a practical understanding to projects and a zeal for technical excellence.

BEng Building Services Engineering
Chartered Professional Engineer (CPEng), NER
Green Star Accredited Professional
Masters- Engineering (O&G)
Post Graduate Diploma in Oil & Gas Engineering
Master’s in Business Administration
BEng (Hons.) Mechanical Engineering

Members of Engineers Australia (MIEAust)

Dedy Andrian

Dedy Andrian

Jakarta Office Manager, Senior Hydraulic and Fire Suppression Engineer
Jakarta, Indonesia

Dedy is primarily responsible for the management of the Jakarta office but also retains the responsibility for hydraulic and fire suppression services. Dedy has worked on a variety of significant projects including office towers, hotels, retail centres and apartment buildings, and has 30 years of industry experience, including 20 years with Floth.

Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering

Surva Indra Maulansyah

Jakarta Office Business Development Manager. Senior Electrical and Electronics Engineer
Jakarta, Indonesia

Indra is primarily responsible for business development in Indonesia, but also retains the responsibility for electrical and electronic services. Indra has worked on a variety of significant projects including office towers, hotels, retail centres, apartment buildings and data centres, and has 26 years of industry experience, including 22 years with Floth.

Bachelor of Electrical Engineering
Certified Electrical & Electronic Engineer by Indonesian Government
Certified Electrical & Electronic Engineer for DKI (Jakarta Province)

The Institution of Engineers Indonesia (PII)
Indonesian Association of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (HAEI)